Juicy Links: July 20 – July 24


OneTwoPunch Webinar Today!

At 2:00 EST today, the OneTwoPunch team will be joined by Paul Boisvert, Lead Product Manager of Yahoo! Merchant Solutions, and Mike Ober, Senior Manager of Account Management of Yahoo! Merchant Solutions, for a live Webinar that you don’t want to miss! The dynamic group will offer live website and marketing reviews for Yahoo! Store owners who seek to take their brand, conversion rates, and SEO to the next level. Again, the free Webinar is being held today (July 29th) at 2:00 PM EST, 1:00 PM CST. You can sign up for the webinar here. We look forward to seeing everyone there!


Amazon Buys Zappos; The Price is $928m., not $847m.

News has just broken that Amazon.com has purchased hot ecommerce up-and-comer Zappos for 10 million Amazon shares or $880 million.

New Chart: Information Sources for Large Purchase Decisions Changing

Driven by economic circumstances, the buying process for large and complex purchases is changing.


5 Easy Social Media Wins for Your Small Business

A small business that invests its time wisely can improve customer (or client) loyalty and traditional word of mouth marketing efforts.

“Let’s Go” of the Social Web: The New Community Rules

How to be successful on the social web? Be useful and helpful to others.


Nudge: Lessons for SEO and Business

This article covers many of the psychological elements present when dealing with SEO, conversion optimization & merchandising.

Bing is the New Google, In One Way …

Yahoo is ceding its search technology in favor of Microsofts Bing, but this isn’t the first time they have used a competitor. From 2000-2004, Yahoo search results were powered by up-and-comer Google.


Google Gets Its Affiliates On, Summit-Style

Folks were being entertained as part of Google’s own Google Affiliate Network Client Summit.

Google TV Ads To Get Help From Visible World With Ad Targeting

Google TV Ads will work with Visible World, a software company that creates customizable TV ads, as the search giant looks to make a greater impact in the “addressable TV” marketplace.

Social Networking:

Facebook Allows Username Do-Overs – Just Once!

Facebook is allowing users to pick another username. Beware though, you only get one shot …… again.

Number of Social Networking Users Has Doubled Since 2007

With Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and other social networking sites growing rapidly, it’s not too surprising that on the whole, the number of social networking users has doubled since 2007.


Yahoo-Microsoft Deal a Win for Advertisers

Many search advertisers will rejoice at today’s news that the long-anticipated Microsoft-Yahoo search deal is done.

Explore Points of Interest with Yahoo! Image Search

Whether you are an armchair traveler or avid globetrotter, you can now take a virtual tour of popular points of interest when you search for a destination in Yahoo! Image Search.

Around The Web:

Bing’s Stunning User-Submitted Homepage Revealed [Pic]

Images are interactive, provocative, and at least for one day next month, user-created.

Exclusive: Twitter to Debut a New Main Homepage Next Week

Twitter will unveil a new main homepage next week at Twitter.com